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Macroporous Polymers: Production Properties and Biotechnological/Biomedical Applications

Bo Mattiasson, Ashok Kumar, Igor Yu. Galeaev
September 12, 2017

Macroporous polymers are rapidly becoming the material of choice for many tissue engineering, bioseparation, and bioprocessing applications. However, while important information is scattered about in many different publications, none, to date, have drawn this information together in user-friendly...

Biohydrometallurgical Recycling of Metals from Industrial Wastes

Hong Hocheng, Mital Chakankar, Umesh Jadhav
September 11, 2017

Although many available metal recycling methods are simple and fast, they are also expensive and cause environmental pollution. Biohydrometallurgical processing of metals offers an alternative to overcome these issues, as the use of biological means not only helps to conserve dwindling ore...

Biotechnology Fundamentals, Second Edition

Firdos Alam Khan
September 07, 2017

A single source reference covering every aspect of biotechnology, Biotechnology Fundamentals, Second Edition breaks down the basic fundamentals of this discipline, and highlights both conventional and modern approaches unique to the industry. In addition to recent advances and updates relevant to...

The Metabolic Pathway Engineering Handbook: Tools and Applications

Christina Smolke
August 30, 2017

This second volume of the Metabolic Pathway Engineering Handbook delves into evolutionary tools and gene expression tools for metabolic pathway engineering. It covers applications of emerging technologies including recent research genome-wide technologies, DNA and phenotypic microarrays, and...

Managing Biogas Plants: A Practical Guide

Mario Alejandro Rosato
August 22, 2017

This practical manual provides basic theoretical knowledge about fermentative processes, biochemical laboratory techniques, and an arsenal of practical tricks, recipes, do’s, and don’ts for the biogas plant manager. It explains why some popular tests and techniques are unreliable, how to optimize...

Biomass and Biofuels: Advanced Biorefineries for Sustainable Production and Distribution

Shibu Jose, Thallada Bhaskar
August 01, 2017

The long-held tenets of the energy sector are being rewritten in the twenty-first century. The rise of unconventional oil and gas and of renewables is transforming our economies and improving our understanding of the distribution of the world’s energy resources and their impacts. A complete...

Microbial Biotechnology: Progress and Trends

Farshad Darvishi Harzevili, Hongzhang Chen
July 26, 2017

  Incorporates the Experiences of World-Class Researchers Microbial Biotechnology: Progress and Trends offers a theoretical take on topics that relate to microbial biotechnology. The text uses the "novel experimental experiences" of various contributors from around the world—designed as case...

Statistical Optimization of Biological Systems

Tapobrata Panda, Thomas Theodore, R. Arun Kumar
July 26, 2017

A number of books written by statisticians address the mathematical optimization of biological systems, but do not directly address statistical optimization. Statistical Optimization of Biological Systems covers the optimization of bioprocess systems in its entirety, devoting much-needed attention...

Supercritical Fluids Technology in Lipase Catalyzed Processes

Sulaiman Al-Zuhair, Hanifa Taher
July 26, 2017

Enzymes are currently used in various industries, most commonly in food, detergents, and pharmaceuticals production. Lipases are hydrolytic enzymes that demonstrate great potential as an alternative to conventional catalysts in a number of industrial applications. A complete understanding of...

Fundamentals of Modern Bioprocessing

Sarfaraz K. Niazi, Justin L. Brown
July 26, 2017

Biological drug and vaccine manufacturing has quickly become one of the highest-value fields of bioprocess engineering, and many bioprocess engineers are now finding job opportunities that have traditionally gone to chemical engineers. Fundamentals of Modern Bioprocessing addresses this growing...

Chemistry and Technology of Plant Substances: Chemical and Biochemical Aspects

Alexander V. Kutchin, Lyudmila N. Shishkina, Larissa I. Weisfeld
July 06, 2017

Chemistry and Technology of Plant Substances: Chemical and Biochemical Aspects demonstrates the progress and promise of developing new chemical substances from renewable sources of chemical raw materials. The volume brings together new achievements in the field of research and processing of plant...

Bioreactors: Animal Cell Culture Control for Bioprocess Engineering

Goutam Saha, Alok Barua, Satyabroto Sinha
July 01, 2017

Bioreactors: Animal Cell Culture Control for Bioprocess Engineering presents the design, fabrication, and control of a new type of bioreactor meant especially for animal cell line culture. The new bioreactor, called the "see-saw bioreactor," is ideal for the growth of cells with a sensitive...